School of Education

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My day – studying with blended learning

Hello everyone, my name is James, and I am a third-year Primary Education student here at the University of Brighton. I have been super busy since September and thought I’d create this blog describing my typical day in Brighton.

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Podcast: Pippa Totraku and teacher training

Pippa Totraku, the Lead for Planning and Admissions in the School of Education, discusses why Brighton is the choice for teacher training. Pippa also talks about the rewards of teaching as a profession and the new found appreciation for teachers, after lockdown forced many parents to home school for the first time. Listen via Apple Podcasts,…

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New Publication: Decolonising the History Curriculum

 As Black History Month begins, Senior Lecturer Dr Marlon Moncrieffe has written an article for The Conversation UK. The article discusses how support is needed for white British trainee teachers to effectively teach black British history and how there is a desire to decolonise the curriculum. The article reflects on research carried out as part…

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Starting your course in 2020?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time here. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Start getting ready…

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Our online summer schools are open for bookings

Our online summer schools are free, open to sixth form and college students, and offer the opportunity to get a real feel for what it’s like to study a subject you love at university. Summer schools normally take place on campus but this year we are taking them online, from 14-17 July. Students will get…

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We’re School of the Year!

At last nights Brighton Students’ Union Awards the School of Education was voted School of the Year for the second year running. We received the award for working closely with the Students’ Union to encourage and develop student engagement, through creating new and innovative ways for our students to co-design their experience and supporting the…

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Mentoring schemes at Brighton

At the University of Brighton, we offer a range of mentoring opportunities to help you get the most out of your time with us. Our mentoring programmes pair you with a professional mentor and provide an opportunity to boost your confidence and gain extra employability skills.

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A day in the life of a Primary Education with QTS student

Meet James, one of our teacher training students as he gives us an inside guide on studying Primary Education with QTS at the Falmer campus and shows us what it’s like to live in student accommodation. Curious about this course? Find out more on the university website

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New Professors of Education

The School of Education are pleased to welcome Professor Becky Allen and Professor Peter Clough who have recently joined our research and enterprise team.

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For the love of scrubs

The School of Education’s Pippa Totraku is sewing hearts for sick patients in Intensive Care – and now she’s making scrubs too. Having seen the call for more personal protective equipment, Pippa (Principal Lecturer Lead for Planning and Admissions), who knits and sews for a hobby, sought out a way to help and found Facebook…

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